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Slain Surrey teen remembered at vigil

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 13:22

Nearly two hundred people gathered at Surrey's Holland Park Friday evening to remember shooting victim Maple Batalia.

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Mini-van crashes into Surrey home, sparks small fire

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 12:41

Police in Surrey, B.C., are investigating after a mini-van crashed into a basement suite early Saturday morning, seriously injuring one person and sparking a small fire in the home.

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B.C. premier heads to Alberta for pipeline talks

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 11:20

B.C. Premier Christy Clark says she's off to Alberta this weekend to meet with Premier Alison Redford about concerns related to the Northwern Gateway oil pipeline project.

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Musqueam wins fight over Marpole Midden

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 11:04

The Musqueam Indian Band has won its fight to curtail development of a Vancouver real estate project on the site known as the Marpole Midden.

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Omar Khadr returns to Canada

Sat, 09/29/2012 - 10:29

Omar Khadr has been returned to Canada and is being held at a maximum-security prison in eastern Ontario, after spending a decade at a U.S.-run detention camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

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BCGEU reaches tentative contract with B.C. government

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:52

B.C. Premier Christy Clark surprised delegates at the UBCM convention Friday morning with several major election-style announcements, including a deal with the BCGEU.

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Madonna ticket prices slashed for Vancouver gigs

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:52

Tickets for Vancouver concerts by Madonn a this weekend are now going for considerably less than face value, and one major ticket seller says that shows there's a lesson to be learned by even the biggest acts in the music business.

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B.C. First Nation backs RCMP investigation of Furlong

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:51

The B.C. First Nation at the centre of allegations that Vancouver 2010 CEO John Furlong abused students in the community more than 40 years ago is calling for a thorough RCMP investigation.

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Anti-salmon-farming activist wins B.C. court victory

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 20:51

An anti-salmon-farming activist has won another victory against the global aquaculture industry, but also has been harshly criticized by a B.C. Supreme Court justice.

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Too much opposition to approve pipeline, panel hears

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 19:49

Opposition to the proposed Northern Gateway pipeline is too great to let the project go forward, a former B.C. politician told a review panel Friday as the hearing wrapped up in Edmonton.

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B.C. climber reflects on rescue efforts at Nepal avalanche

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 19:44

Greg Hill, the B.C. mountaineer who helped in the rescue effort at the deadly Nepali mountain avalanche, reflects on the events of that day in his first interview since arriving back in Canada.

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Whitecaps host Sounders with playoff spot on line

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 17:09

The Vancouver Whitecaps will try and retain its precarious hold on an MLS playoff spot as they host the Seattle Sounders on Saturday.

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Washington state kills calf-hungry wolves

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 15:27

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife says it believes it has killed off the notorious Wedge wolf pack that has been devouring calves near the B.C.-Washington border.

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B.C.'s single-officer RCMP detachments to be closed

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 12:23

Single-officer detachments in small, rural communities will close, confirms RCMP Deputy Commissioner Craig Callens, despite pleas by municipal leaders.

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Food agency defends delayed beef recall after E. coli alert

Fri, 09/28/2012 - 11:58

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency is defending its decision not to issue an immediate recall on beef products coming out of the XL Foods plant in Brooks, Alta., after being alerted to a positive E. coli test.

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U.S. murderer linked to B.C. highway cold case

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 09:07

A man RCMP believe is responsible for the 1974 B.C. slaying of a teenage girl has also been linked to the homicides of four young women in the U.S.

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B.C. Mountie suspended for 7 years fights dismissal

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 08:40

Const. James Douglas MacLeod, a B.C. Mountie who was charged with sexual assault, is fighting a decision to kick him off the force after he had been suspended with pay for nearly seven years.

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Canadians a satisfied bunch, study finds

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 08:13

More than 90 per cent of Canadians report they are either satisfied or very satisfied with their lives, a high enough score to enough to officially rank Canada among the happiest countries in the world.

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Guns, drugs, cash seized in Terrace, B.C.

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 07:12

Mounties say five people have been arrested following a 14-month investigation in Terrace, B.C.

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Hope fades for missing Quebec climber in Nepal

Tue, 09/25/2012 - 07:10

Police in Nepal say there is very little chance of finding a Quebec cardiologist missing after a weekend avalanche on the world's eighth-highest mountain.

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